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01.09.2020 Football News

GFA To Acquire New 56-Seater Bus For National Teams

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Kurt Okraku
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Kurt Okraku

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku has revealed that a new 56 seater bus will be acquired for the country’s national teams.

Speaking at the 26th Ordinary Congress at the Ghanaan Soccer of Excellence at Prampram o Tuesday, Mr Okraku indicated that the federation is in the process of receiving $2 million Fifa Forward 2.0 money.

He however, stressed that the GFA has been able to access up to $2,250,000 in Fifa Forward 1.0 money.

Out of this is the plan to acquire the bus and installation of some key facilities to aid national team camping at the GFA Technical Centre.

The facilities will include a multipurpose court, a swimming pool, and a gymnasium at the Ghanaman Soccer Center of Excellence as the GFA hopes will help with the enhancement of the game.

“Through our hard work again, we have been able to access Fifa Forward 2.0, colleagues. And that will ensure that we would access a maximum of $2million for the good of our football association.

"We intend to, among others, to purchase an ultramodern 56-seater bus for our national teams. This is so important. “This is so so important,” he re-echoed.

“Here in Prampram, we’re going to put up a multipurpose court, a swimming pool and a modern gymnasium for the use of other national teams," he concluded.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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